Happy Juneteenth from Mama’s Kitchen! On June 19th, 1865, Union-Major General Gordon Granger brought news of the Emancipation Proclamation to people who were enslaved in Texas. This news came two years after President Lincoln issued the Proclamation, but not every territory in the US had followed the president’s orders to free all enslaved people. On June 19th,… Read the full article »
Congratulations to this year’s Volunteers of the Year! Thank you so much for the immeasurable value of work you’ve have done for Mama’s Kitchen and those fighting critical illnesses in San Diego. We can not thank you all enough, and want to let you all know that your dedication is essential to the work that… Read the full article »
Check out the recipes used in our 30th Annual Mama’s Day Culinary Cook-off! Featuring dishes from Sam “The Cooking Guy” Zien and Mama’s Kitchen Executive Chef Jason Martin. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup chicken stock 2 tablespoons white miso 1 tablespoon soy 1 tablespoon cornstarch 2 tablespoons water 6 large eggs 3/4 cup fresh… Read the full article »
Thank you for celebrating the delivery of Mama’s Kitchen’s 10 millionth meal! This milestone, was reached sooner than expected due an overall 50% increase in demand for our services as a result of the COVID-19 health crisis. Thank you for supporting our mission and helping us serve the next million meals.
Mama’s Kitchen delivers our 10 millionth meal! On Wednesday, March 31, Mama’s Kitchen will be celebrating the delivery of the 10 millionth meal served from our kitchen since our founding in 1990. The 10 millionth meal milestone has been reached sooner than expected due to the overall 50% increase in demand for our services as… Read the full article »
Given the exceptional times we are living, the notable evolution and responsiveness to greater community need… I feel compelled to keep the conversation going by communicating on a more frequent basis during the gaps between our virtual updates. The format, as suggested by the title, will be addressing questions you, our volunteers, bring forth. These… Read the full article »
Our CEO Alberto Cortés did a live update on our operations and emergency response efforts, while addressing some of the questions that were submitted ahead of time. Watch the video below.
With so many life changes occurring throughout 2020, we want to provide some important resources that could assist your charitable giving and tax planning this year. Regardless of where you plan to give, our team at Mama’s Kitchen always hopes to be a beneficial resource for you and your family. When the CARES Act was passed in March, it… Read the full article »
Dear Friends, It gives me great pride to share an exciting announcement, and milestone, for Mama’s Kitchen during our 30th birthday celebration. We have officially expanded the scope of our organization’s mission once again to now serve individuals battling chronic kidney disease. Mama’s Kitchen’s Home-Delivered Meal Service will now provide medically tailored nutrition to individuals… Read the full article »
Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation Treasurer LaShunna Davidson (center) presents $25,000 matching challenge check to Mama’s Kitchen Chief Executive Officer Alberto Cortés (right) and Executive Chef Jason Martin (left). The numbers are in! June 30th marked the close of Mama’s Kitchen’s most recent fiscal year. A year that included four months of pandemic-driven demand…. Read the full article »